Situated in La Rambla and in close proximity to the lively and pulsating heart of Barcelona, the Barcelona Universal Hotel offers a wonderful and cosy haven for families, small groups, couples, as well as business travellers, who are seeking a pleasant Catalonian experience. The hotel itself is close to many of the city’s popular attractions and prestigious destinations, being within easy travelling distance of such points of interest as the Victoria Theatre and the Columbus Monument, to name but a few. The local metro as well as other public transport systems also grants further access to otherwise out of reach places in the city, such as its picturesque parks, marvellous museums and beautiful beaches. The Barcelona Universal hotel itself boasts a refined decorative style, directed towards generating a welcoming, family friendly environment. There are 167 soundproof guest rooms all of which have independent heating and air-conditioning, affording all guests control over their room climate and environment. Additionally all the rooms also come furnished with; digital television, desk, Wi-Fi, direct-dial telephone, ironing set, sewing kit, minibar and en-suite private bathroom with hairdryer, handheld showerhead and bathtub. Beyond the rooms themselves, the hotel also offers a range of great facilities and services from; fitness rooms, computer rental, library to a fabulous outdoor swimming pool. Additionally the hotel’s rooftop terrace grants guests a breath-taking panoramic vista from with to reap the rewards of the gorgeous Mediterranean weather. Further conveniences include a 24-hour front desk, currency exchange, dry cleaning and laundry service as well as a limited hour room and massage service. For those coming to Barcelona on business the hotel also include business services and conference rooms with full audio-visual technology. Finally, the hotel’s Medea restaurant offers an exquisite breakfast buffet in addition to having a delicious a la carte lunch and dinner menu.